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Māori Party: “Justice delayed for iwi, is justice denied”

Wednesday, 21 September 2016, 8:47 am | The Maori Party

“More than 400 representatives were to travel to Wellington on Thursday and Friday to witness the historical passage of long awaited settlement legislation for five iwi, but an appalling move by NZ First has put a stop to that today,” said Māori ... More >>

Māori Party secures $2m for youth suicide prevention

Friday, 9 September 2016, 10:51 am | The Maori Party

On the eve of World Suicide Prevention Day, the Māori Party is pleased to see that a number of communities are accessing funds it secured for Māori youth suicide prevention. More >>

Māori Party advances fight against tobacco

Friday, 9 September 2016, 10:42 am | The Maori Party

The passing of new smokefree legislation is another step toward the Māori Party’s plan to save more lives and advance its fight on the “peddlers of death.” More >>

Communities come together after earthquake

Sunday, 4 September 2016, 5:00 pm | The Maori Party

02 September 2016 Communities come together after earthquake Māori Party Co-leaders Te Ururoa Flavell and Marama Fox say they are overwhelmed by the resilience shown by our people after experiencing a 7.1 magnitude earthquake this morning. More >>

Funding boost for Rangitīkei Awa clean-up

Friday, 2 September 2016, 3:29 pm | The Maori Party

Rangitīkei Awa is set to get a $700,000 funding boost from the Government towards improving water quality says Māori Party Co-leaders Marama Fox and Te Ururoa Flavell. More >>

POROPOROAKI: Honouring Monty Daniels (1929-2016)

Friday, 26 August 2016, 12:43 pm | The Maori Party

Māori Party Co-leaders Te Ururoa Flavell and Marama Fox lament the passing of respected leader Montero James Daniels, known to his friends and family by the nicknames Monty and Hako. More >>

Māori Party push for a smoke-free Parliament gains traction

Thursday, 25 August 2016, 1:21 pm | The Maori Party

Māori Party Co-leaders Marama Fox and Te Ururoa Flavell welcome Parliament’s announcement this morning that the Parliamentary Precinct’s smoke-free boundary is being extended. More >>

Māori Party and Kiingitanga to work together

Wednesday, 24 August 2016, 12:47 pm | The Maori Party

Māori Party and Kiingitanga to work together Māori Party Co-leaders Te Ururoa Flavell and Marama Fox met with Kiingitanga representatives in Wellington yesterday to discuss working together on key issues for the betterment of Māori. Mr Flavell ... More >>

Māori Party commends return of confiscated Tainui land

Friday, 19 August 2016, 11:12 am | The Maori Party

Māori Party Co-leaders Marama Fox and Te Ururoa Flavell are today in Ngāruawāhia to honour the return of important historic sites to Kīngi Tūheitia on behalf of Waikato-Tainui. More >>

Māori Party cautiously support intelligence and security bill

Thursday, 18 August 2016, 4:40 pm | The Maori Party

Māori Party cautiously support NZ Intelligence and Security Bill to First Reading Māori Party Co-leaders Te Ururoa Flavell and Marama Fox say the Party will cautiously support the New Zealand Intelligence and Security Bill to select committee when it ... More >>

Māori Party view on UN Secretary General role

Tuesday, 2 August 2016, 12:39 pm | The Maori Party

Māori Party Co-leaders Marama Fox and Te Ururoa Flavell are highly supportive of having a New Zealander as UN Secretary General but say they cannot at this time support the bid by former Labour Party Leader Helen Clark. More >>

Poroporoaki: Dr Ngāpo Wehi

Monday, 1 August 2016, 1:18 pm | The Maori Party

Poroporoaki: Dr Ngāpo Wehi (Ngāi Tūhoe, Te Whakatōhea, Ngāpuhi, Te Whānau-a-Apanui, Ngāti Kahu) Kei te pāpā e Ngāpo Ko koe rā kua riro ki te pūtahitanga o Rehua E tangi apakura ana taku manu kaewa ki te tihi o Ahitītī Kua hora nei koe ki te ... More >>

Tupuna images on beer bottles leaves bad taste

Thursday, 21 July 2016, 3:53 pm | The Maori Party

Māori Party Co-Leaders Te Ururoa Flavell and Marama Fox are disappointed the branding of alcoholic beverages feature two prominent Te Arawa tupuna. More >>

Māori meets Mana

Wednesday, 20 July 2016, 3:32 pm | The Maori Party

Māori Party Co-leaders Te Ururoa Flavell and Marama Fox reiterate that there is currently no appetite for a formal alliance between the Māori and Mana parties but there is an openness to a more cohesive relationship. Mr Flavell says the Māori ... More >>

Calls for Maori to “Mind Our Kids Ourselveves"

Tuesday, 19 July 2016, 10:27 am | The Maori Party

In her address to the annual general meeting on Saturday of the Maori Party, of which she had been president for the past three years, Rangimarie Naida Glavish, ONZM, promoted the formation of a new organisation, MOKO (Mind Our Kids Ourselves) ... More >>

NZ Herald apology welcome

Friday, 8 July 2016, 9:25 am | The Maori Party

Māori Party Co-leaders Marama Fox and Te Ururoa Flavell say they appreciate the New Zealand Herald’s apology for declining to publish a memorial notice in te reo. More >>

Correcting Corrections

Wednesday, 6 July 2016, 10:43 am | The Maori Party

Māori Party Co-leaders Te Ururoa Flavell and Marama Fox are deeply disappointed with the Corrections Department standing down Whanganui community worker and kaumātua Ngapari Nui this week after unfounded complaints from a pressure group. More >>

Poroporoaki: Rob Cooper (Ngāti Hine, Ngāpuhi)

Tuesday, 21 June 2016, 1:29 pm | The Maori Party

The Māori Party today grieves the passing of a much loved mentor, a superb advocate, a masterful activist and a lifelong champion of kaupapa Māori, Rob Cooper. More >>

Veto of Paid Parental leave Bill is an affront to MMP

Thursday, 16 June 2016, 5:06 pm | The Maori Party

The Māori Party says the use of a financial veto by National to extinguish the paid parental leave bill is a slap in the face to MMP. More >>

Māori Party congratulates Robert Martin on making history

Wednesday, 15 June 2016, 2:08 pm | The Maori Party

The Māori Party is thrilled that Robert Martin, who was nominated by former Co-leader Dame Tariana Turia, has become the first person with a learning disability to be elected as a member on to any United Nations Committee. More >>

 

 

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